Dog of the Month

Our monthly favorite dog

Congratulations, Maya, Our November Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

Congratulations, Maya, Our November Dog of the Month!

Princess Maya is just that, our pretty pretty princess.  She and her sweet mama greet us each day with a…

Congratulations, Max, Our October Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

Congratulations, Max, Our October Dog of the Month!

Max is our giant security guard.  No one gets into playgroup without Max investigating them on the way in!  Max…

Congratulations, Rex, our September Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month, News

Congratulations, Rex, our September Dog of the Month!

Rex truly is the definition of “dress of the job you want.”  He is scruffy (yet tidy), parties like a…

Congratulations, Miko, Our June Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month, News

Congratulations, Miko, Our June Dog of the Month!

Miko is our ball of personality and spunk.  His cute little VIP butt comes running into group each day, allegedly…

Congratulations, Henry, Our March Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month, News

Congratulations, Henry, Our March Dog of the Month!

Henry the Happy Havanese (his actual name) is as smitten as a kitten to be our March Dog of the…

Congratulations, Maggie, Our February Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month, News

Congratulations, Maggie, Our February Dog of the Month!

Ms. Maggie is our Leap Year gal, and boy do we give a LEAP of joy when we see her…

Central Bark Blog

How Central Bark Rebounded After the Onset of COVID-19

Central Bark

How Central Bark Rebounded After the Onset of COVID-19

At the beginning of COVID-19, everything we thought we knew about the dog industry was upended. Typical customer patterns changed…

How to Properly Groom a Puppy

Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Puppies

How to Properly Groom a Puppy

The amount of grooming required for your pup varies greatly by breed and coat type. Of course, longer-haired dogs require…

What Vaccines Does My Puppy Need?

Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Puppies

What Vaccines Does My Puppy Need?

Vaccinations Your puppy will likely need to have several vaccinations throughout its life to help protect against preventable diseases. These…

Six Keys to Successful Puppy Housetraining

Dog Training, Puppies

Six Keys to Successful Puppy Housetraining

1. Establish a Routine Like babies, puppies do best on a regular schedule. The schedule teaches them that there are…

What is Dog Day Care?

Central Bark, Dog Day Care, Dog Enrichment, Dog Health, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, Puppies

What is Dog Day Care?

Dog Day Care, such as that provided by Central Bark, satisfies a dog’s inherent need for exercise, socialization, and mental…

How to Read a Dog Food Label

Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Puppies

How to Read a Dog Food Label

Food Quality and Importance They say, ‘we are what we eat,’ and if it is true for us, it is…

Dog Parent’s New Year’s Resolutions

Dog Ownership

Dog Parent’s New Year’s Resolutions

There is no doubt that as a society we have spent more time with our beloved canine companions during 2020…

Train Your Dog Month

Dog Education, Dog Training, Puppies

Train Your Dog Month

Ever find yourself at home and bored out of your mind, staring at your phone or tv screen with your…

Puppy Socialization

Dog Behavior, Dog Health, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, Puppies

Puppy Socialization

How do you navigate socializing your puppy during a worldwide pandemic? How do you strategically meet all of your dog’s…

Easier Dog Nail Trims

Dog Enrichment, Dog Health, Dog Ownership

Easier Dog Nail Trims

Looking to make nail trims easier for your dog? Try building up to the actual nail trim incrementally and incorporating…

The Skill Every Dog Needs!

Dog Behavior, Dog Training

The Skill Every Dog Needs!

Want to know the number one thing you can teach your dog to strengthen every skill they know and to…

Bringing Home a New Puppy

Dog Behavior, Dog Health, Dog Training

The Power of Relaxation

As humans, we are constantly learning new things. New skills, new information, and practicing new behaviors. From learning to play…

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